JD Orientation


You are responsible for securing your own housing whether you live in graduate housing or private housing. Use these resources to find a convenient, affordable place to live.

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Summer Letters

The letters we send over the summer include information on your UChicago email address, Orientation and Kapnick, Glass Menagerie photo, registration for classes, and much more.

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What is Kapnick?

The Kapnick Leadership Development Initiative is a program that introduces systematic leadership development and training to the first-year law students. In the tradition of the University’s interdisciplinary, collaborative approach, the Law School has partnered with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to implement the program which is modeled on the business school’s very successful Leadership Effectiveness and Development (LEAD) class.

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IT Memo to Incoming Students

Our Director of Information Technology has recommendations and discounts for the hardware and software you will need for coursework and exams.

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About Hyde Park

Hyde Park is brimming with restaurants, family parks, bookstores, coffee shops, and more. Summer is an especially good time to find fairs, fests, and music.

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